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jobs. a blue state, california, a lot of federal jobs. california is a state with high unemployment rate, over 10%. you can see there, virginia as well. texas with a lower rate. anyway, what this would be would be a federal spending hit on top of what's already going on in those counties and in those states, bill. what you hear from the pew center is that these states right now are not in very good shape right now to take additional federal cuts, given what's going on with their economics right now, bill. >> steve, do i understand when i look at california and texas in the red there, and i look at the numbers -- >> and virginia. >> and virginia. 10% to 13% of the work force is federal? >> of all federal jobs, yes. >> 10% of all federal jobs are in california but not all 10% of jobs in california -- >> no, all jobs in california are material jobs. >> 10% of jobs in california are federal. >> holy smokes! >> that's a big number. that could also be military. >> no wonder. >> stay there, steve. good stuff. let's talk about the cliff-hanger's impact on corporate spending. it is the lead
, jane wells at a best buy in canoga park, california. what's the traffic look like this? >> that's right, bill, i sure am. it opened at midnight. a bit of at lovell, bum then at 10:00 a.m. it really started to pop. i've got speaking with aroundists, retailer, whether it's mavs. pretty good. make not agrees the overial sales are expected. and some early aggravations, most have appeared to have pushed those frustration aside. the majority of people who got here were the full-time employees. but a very good response. >> they were planned leading up to -- but walmart ceo says that actually only 26 protests occurred. many didn't even include walmart employees. and in fact he set -- they missed that scheduled shift. matt values thinks that macy's is the clear winner. i have to say i've seen an automatic lot of macy's backs myself. i'm happy that the leap pad 2 is very hard to find the. >> they won't get any more in? >> they will, but probably not day is the probably. so the inventory they probably out. >> courtney reagan, thank. >>> hoping that holiday sales -- as we manipulationed jane wells
and barack obama according to the polls is going to win california and as he should. there are a lot of supporters. he's a great individual, but i think at the margin when people are focused on small business and growth and opportunities for small business entrepreneurs and reducing regulation i think people do think about different options. >> do you worry about regulation in the tech sector? one of its last industries that probably doesn't have nearly the same regulation as many of the other industries. >> as i sit here today, i don't worry about it, but one of the things i worry about is, one of the areas of investment we're excited about spending more time on is what i call the asset light generation and if you look at the fact that you can walk out your apartment door in the morning, with your smartphone and your tablet, and you've got, in effect have cash on your phone, your media library on the phone, you can get news and information, a taxi, all sorts of things, a hotel room, i think one of the things i worry about is the regulation of some of these companies that are putting
. >>> we're going to run you through with some video. help on the way from the west coast, from california. dozens of power trucks loaded on to giant air force cargo planes to help with power restoration. those things amazingly flying across the country all the way from california. the situation remains desperate in many neighborhoods in the tri-state area. these are pictures from this morning on staten island. there is virtually no power on the island. destruction is widespread. the secretary of homeland security janet napolitano will visit today. staten island is where the new york marathon will start on sunday. more subway service returning to manhattan, but not below 42nd street where power is still out in wide parts of the city south of that parallel. city officials say they may have to evacuate the marine life from the massive new york city aquarium based in brooklyn. the death toll from the storm nearing the 100 mark. despite the damage in atlantic city, that town's famous casinos are open again and they are conflicting reports about when power will be restored in manhattan. hundred
, ross. >>> coming up, we've got a live report coming from best buy in california. the struggling electronics chain posting a significant decline in the third quarter. but there is good news. they have lines of people coming camping out at some locations since sunday. jane wells has been up all night hanging on out with some shoppers. i know this isn't too early for you. you're always up at this hour. >> no, i actually, you know, this is about the time i start wrapping it up for the day. i'm with noah and sabastian. what did you get? >> speed for speed most wanted. >> i got gummy bears and the and i would exact thing he did. >> you were here at 3:17 to buy video games and gummy bears. >> got to fulfill our need for speed. >> well, fortunately other people are spending a few more bucks. nobody needs black friday more than best buy to go well. we'll have part of their turnaround strategy when we come back. let's have some gummy bears. customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (t
this gigantic 29 restaurants out of bankruptcy in minnesota and california, putting a lot of money in those. is that a new way for you to be able to grow quicker? >> you know, that's a very exciting acquisition. just approved in bankruptcy court last night. it will give us a footprint in minneapolis and northern california. we could not be more excited about this growth opportunity. and i think it's just a great example of how intentional and ambitious we are to grow our footprint. >> i think you're doing a terrific job. it's the best performer in the group. thank you so much to the ceo of afc enterprises, better known as popeye's but it is a great stock in a category where you might be looking for one. stay with cramer. >> coming up, you are ready to get charged up? cramer cranks up the voltage and goes electric on an all new hyperactive "lightning round." >>> and later, sour apple? it's the most valuable tech company in the world and its products have changed the course of consumer electronics. so why is this stock taking a dive? and is now the time to get in? cramer has answers. don't mi
serious about fixing the fundamental problem the united states faces. >> we are almost california. our did the 100% of gdp, running 1 trillion deficits. gets get a balanced budget into the system. >> right. >> we have got our own greece here, it's callinged california. look what's happening there. >> right. >> let's talk a little bit about -- more specifically about education. i know you are passionate about stem education specifically. if you had to sort of highlight one thing that you think would do the most to improve education performance in this country, would it be charter schools, the use of vouchers and competition, something different than either of those? >> yeah, it would be all three of those. charter schools and vouchers are a great form of competition to shaken the existing you mon nolism you really need to shaken the monopoly, it's run 50 or 60 years now with no improvement whatsoever while the rest of the world has shown dramatic improvement in education. off great program going on called the common core, 46 states have signed for increase the curriculum capability and rigo
employment. so does california. is it because of sometimes it's military? it's just that they're big states and there happen to be a lot of federal jobs there. also virginia, sort of a purple state. florida comes in relatively high. so michelle, what we have here is a situation where the sequestration was designed to create a lot of political pain across the country but it is going to be unevenly spread out. for example in california, very high unemployment. they could get hit for example with more federal job cuts in addition to their high unemployment rates. >> great analysis, steve. thanks for that deep down dive into the data. >>> america's ceos are calling for action on the fiscal cliff. precisely what you saw from steve. among them leaders of boeing, weyerhaeuser. joining us on the phone, representative adam smith, a democrat from the ninth district of washington. representative smith, thanks for joining us. i can't think of a better name for a guest on cnbc. >> people are always disappointed that i don't know a lot more about economics than i actually do. but at least it is good to h
vegas, parts of california, and even in florida. another concern is that prices overall are rising faster than income growth and that does not bode well for non-investors either. this phenomenon is playing out largely in those formerly very hot markets that crash the hardest. there are still some great deals for investors in places like chicago, atlanta, even right here in d.c. before you take me off, i got one thing. someone wrote in to the blog today really right down the line of what we're saying. he says people are buying homes out here in new orleans stupid fast. but the problem is they're investors and they're renting them all out. >> very good point. diana, thanks. good to see you. ty, down to you. >>> the german parliament approved a new bailout package for greece. meanwhile, unemployment hits a record high in the eurozone but european central bank chief mario draghi expects the economy to recover in that area in the latter half of next year. so what's ahead for debt stricken greece and the eurozone members? joining me here at the new york stock exchange, constantine mikalo
quarter sales. let's go to jane at a best buy in california with a look at black friday traffic there. how is it shaping up? >> i cracked the code. don't come here at midnight. come here at 6:00 a.m. cindy, when did you first get here? >> midnight. >> what did you do? >> leave. >> why. >> because the lines were crazy. i saw your news truck and there was no way i was going to get in and get what i wanted. >> people were waiting two hours in line. sometimes more. how long did you wait in line? >> not at all. >> there's only 20 people. >> nothing. >> but what i wanted is gone. >> there you have it. thank you very much. if you look, it's not that busy right now. earlier it was crazy. estimated 1,000 people outside. and as best buy really struggles, management is trying to impress and inspire employees to make it worth it for customers to come in here especially those who have been camped out for days. >> we're excited to be here. this is our super bowl. >> this black friday will be a test of the renew blue strategy that best buy has. management is trying to remedy a reputation for poor custome
. what are the economic and environmental costs? >>> and later, the california entrepreneur behind twitter. how jack dorsey has changed the way we communicate. now he's looking at how you use money as we take a break, take a look at how the stock market ended the week. back in a moment. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the risk of an afib-related stroke. there is limited data on how these drugs compare when warfar
can crack that up to be decent news and upbeat news from california, it will have a $1.9 billion budget gap during its next fiscal year, that's far smaller, here is the good part, far smaller than it's seen in prior years and holds out the possibility that california may actually see surpluses within a few years thanks to spending cuts and tax hikes. those folks have their fingered crossed. >>> hamas rockets killed three in israel as they threaten a wider offensive. martin fletcher is in tel aviv and has more. >> reporter: israel and the palestinians in gaza are on the major edge of a confrontation, neither side really wants but seems to be what happens. israeli rocket attacks against gaza targeting the militant leaders of hamas are continuing and continuing to attack rocket stockpiles from gaza. israel's goal is to prevent hamas from attacking israeli citizens with rockets. there have been 850 akz ta, 100 in the last week alone. that's what israel wants to stop. at the same time hamas has been retilliating today at least 130 rockets fired from gaza into israeli cities. about 50
ogy, and only if it comes down. how about michael in california, please? michael. >> caller: boo-yah to you, jim. with a solid dividend that pays monthly at almost a 16% yield, the current valuation a dollar benine book value, isn't a.r.r. a great value? >> you know what? i have thought it was. this is another one of those real estate mortgages reits, that i have somewhat been mystified about the price performance. someone asked about this on the street, and i said i think it should be doing better. i agree, i think it's an okay buy. john in oregon, please. >> caller: boo-yah, jimmy, how are you? >> boo-yah back at you. >> caller: residential 4078 builders, i bought in about six or eight months ago, i have about four of them right now. it seems like the market as flattened out as far as they're concerned. should i hang onto them or ring the bell? i was talking with the research director, a frequent contributor to "fast money." we both felt the say way, this is a pullback, a pullback in time. i want you holding on to them. i think they'll have a very good 2013. i would rather cons
ballot initiatives. >> in california alone a handful of donors have spenlt more than $350 million on stat ballot initiative. much of the money comes from a single family, the monger's. daughter molly monger has spend more than $40 million. her more conservative brother has spent $36 million on a measure to make it harder for unions to raise political money. the hedgefund chief spent more than $25 million to close a tax loop hole for out of state companies. many say they are just using their money for broader public good. at least one ballot backer has his own fortunes in mind. he spent more than $30 million to oppose a new bridge. turns out he has his own toll bridge that collects tens of millions of dollars a year. we will see whether all of this ballot money was a waste or not. we will know tonight or tomorrow morning. >> these numbers are mind boggling. thank you so much. for investors how are they positioning themselves for an obama or romney victory? we will break it down now. guys, thanks for joining us. jeff, what will you do tomorrow if mitt romney wins? >> like many of us i'm wat
. for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >>> israel is ready for a ground invasion but the country prefers a diplomatic solution. oil is moving higher this morning. joining us live from gaza now is ayman. >> good afternoon. the sun is setting and they have been for every night over the past six 9nights palestinians brace themselves for a violent night. it's during the coming hours that there's an intensification of israeli targets throughout the gaza strip. yesterday on sunday there was an incident that many describe here as a massacre. one that targeted the home of a senior member of hamas' military according to the israelis but inside that residential house were families. 12 p
, they are dramatically underfunded. the tristate pension plan is funded at about 65%. the northern california one at about 55%. these walmart employees would be f paying for the pensions of retired employees of other companies and it would be very difficult for them to fwget the benefits out. there's a reason walmart employees don't want to join unions and should remain nonunionized. >> richard, you disagree. you say this is a strike protected under unfair labor practices. >> that's not just bad advice, that's un-american. americans have the right to strike for certain purposes without being fired. that is something we all ought to worry about. more importantly, these are folks who work full-time and make about $15,500. what is good for walmart, what is good for the economy, what's good for job creation is having people paid enough to buy the products that they sell. henry ford, that great socialist, understood that if you underpaid retail workers, auto workers, people like that, the economy would collapse. what these workers are saying is that walmart is mistreating them. they have a right to sa
jumped in. thanks, guys. >> we want to go to california now to john fortt who has breaking news regarding ncr, which is now halted on news pending. what's going on? >> yeah, scott. not exactly sure what the news is, but i've rumor they could be announcing an acquisition just after the bell. also want to know that retalix, that's an israeli company, point of sale, technology. they recently did an acquisition of a company that served high-end retail establishments nap has also been halted. ncr's market cap just shy of $4 billion. reatlix under $1 billion. still, a significant sides. it would be for ncr. we have to wait to see exactly what this news in. but in the environment of the fiscal cliff, if, indeed, what this is, it would be interesting. >> all right, john. thanks so much. >> ncr, national cash register. right? >> you like that? >> i like that because you got to change the name. cash registers aren't what they used to be. >> that stock is halted along with the other one john was talking about. we'll let you know when the news does come out and that stock is reop reopened for busines
, and now i live in california, right? those are really kind of basic, important things. >> under the bio: his latest photos, posted by him or his friends. it's like a running ticker tape of his life. every day, a staggering 100 million photos are uploaded onto the site. lots of photos on the-- right away. >> people love photos. >> yeah. >> photos originally weren't that big of a part of the idea for facebook, but we just found that people really liked them, so we built out this functionality. >> a dozen engineers and designers worked on the new page in this war room... >> cool. >> empty plates and toothpaste tubes by their keyboards. they raced against a clock right there telling them how much time was left to complete each high-priority task. >> we want it to be awesome. >> they came up with a new section on the left. you can now list the important people in your life--mom, dad, sister, sister, sister, girlfriend. another new feature pulls up a history of your relationship with any of your facebook friends. >> you can see all of the things that you have in common with that person. and i
in this category. i pick a flight needing the wifi if i have to get to california it's an issue. >> we waited until we could get big pipe satellite based broadband. it's not your grandfather's wifi, it will be the real thing. >> stream video? >> we'll have on board streaming video. >> people on kayak looking for cheap flights from somewhere else? >> on kayak -- >> you don't have wifi? i don't know, i'm not allowed to turn on my things once i'm flying. >> yes, you are. >> above 10,000 feet. >> i know we have to go. can you explain this, why can't you use your phone on the ground? >> because there's an faa rule against it. >> does that rule make sense to you really? >> doesn't make a lot of sense to me, no. >> anything else? >> no more free peanuts. >> this poor guy walked in and had to deal with all of our complaints. >> i'll get you all the peanuts you want. >> i like paying for the -- i can finally get something i want. >> i like that, too, i don't mind that at all, it's something i want to pick up versus something else. >> is that really chicken? that's what i want to know. i saw one with three l
it is here and if you're watching us in california, the midwest, you probably don't get it. i think when you think about it, this may in fact if he goes ahead with this, be the biggest disaster of his entire 12 years. >> you're talking about draining the city of resources that could be used elsewhere. explain the soul train screen behind you at your desk. >> that was the passing of don cornielias, somebody helped me put that up there and it's still up there. >> a nice tribute to an amazing man. that means we're going to watch you dance in the future. let's get a quick flash from bertha coombs. >> conway, the truck leasing company says it's too early to tell, but pre sandy on monday and tuesday, their volumes were down significantly and that is going to have an impact. 9 to 10% compared to same days in october last year. they're not sure how much they might see a pick-up following sandy as we see things start to pick-up and extra supplies start to come in. a lot of companies trying to sort that out. >> yes, gm saying they're still trying to quantify how sandy may have affected the month. rick
, california, last night since the resignation of windows guru. when asked about it he said sinofsky made one of the most amazing contributions anyone's made to any company. when discussing sales. surface tablet, vollmer said many people are having their
as far west as fresno, california, will be sending in another 400 people later today. we would anticipate probably having upwards of 3,000 people on the ground within the next four to five days. >> you've been doing this for a while. you were with the company since '84. i can't imagine the number of disasters you have helped coordinate the recovery for. seeing anything like this in your time? the confluence of population density, power, the snow? i mean we're talking a very large part of the country. >> this is a very extraordinary situation. the density that we're facing and the enormity of this storm and the geographic area it's covered, new jersey, new york, upward through canada. our canadian offices are also mobilized and working on losses. this is something out of the worried. we are encouraged though that every hour of every day we are seeing small signs of progress. and as has been report you see great acts of heroism being performed by people each and every step of the way. we've seen not only belfor people providing great services, but acts of kindness out to knows who need it s
companies. i see so many small businesses, i was out in california yesterday, i must have met in four days with eight of our companies, and i asked every one of them, what impact does this have? what difference is it going to make whether romney wins or obama? i honestly believe it's almost a neutral element in terms of the young companies. when they are growing and they are excited and their product is being taken up, and most of them that i'm dealing with are internet or wireless based, it's an environment you don't stop hiring. in fact they have big open to buys. >> so what does affect those companies? what are they looking at beyond their own home base? >> i think the general environment will have an impact. i think that the tone of the top will have an impact. i think my personal feeling, the biggest impact for the kind of companies i'm in are what happens for advertising expenditures. i think advertising and advertising -- >> you talked about immigration policy as well. >> sorry, thank you, thank you. immigration policy is getting the kind of people, everyone is frustrated with the i
to set up offices in chicago, first of all, or california, and i don't know who are the people who are going to staff and man those offices to actually trade on behalf of somebody, it's not clear to me how this works. it may very well be that when you have a massive superstorm the size of sandy that knocks out an entire coast or region that it's almost impossible to have true contingency planning. >> two things. good point. first of all, you do need to have some senior people who aren't necessarily located in the proximity of devastation. yes, you do need some senior people but in this circumstance, this is one of the things we learned, andrew, is that since they weren't sure the large traders weren't sure about whether or not they could enter the orders into the new york stock exchange, they actually sent people to archipelago to try to work on the computers, in the middle of this storm, so just a really sort of a cluster and hopefully we can do better in the future. >> what happened to your own next -- isn't this a transatlantic company that has platforms on both sides of the oce
, california, places where some of them high unemployment rates, you're talking about reducing federal spending in places with high unemployment rates and this handy bar charts shows the split between defense spending in blue and nondefense in green. maryland, virginia, the washington, d.c., area, the highest federal pending, hawaii a lot of defend spending, same with alaska. more non-defense in new mexico down to georgia, 6.9% so these are the ways it's going to affect by state. we can even drill down further and look county by county, and what you see here for example if you drilled down here in louisiana there's one county in here where there's a federal penitentia penitentiary, because these are federal jobs as a percent of the total. you can see places along the texas coast, the bottom line on all of this is that we talk about reducing the ifisical cliff and solving the problem on a national level, but there are individual states that are going to be hit harder and there are blue states and states that come in so it's not easily democratic or republican solution, becky, when we look at it
, california has devoted to halt payments in an effort to try to balance its budget. the city will present the plan to a bankruptcy judge on friday. sa they need to close a nearly $46 billion budget deficit. new york and new jersey need at least $71.3 billion to recover from the devastation of super storm sandy and prevent similar damage from future storms. this is according to the state's latest estimates. that total of course could grow. steve liesman has been crunching the newspaperup i numbers and hn the next hour. this is to try to build up some sort of protection, some massive floodwalls. governor cuomo was saying this would be like $9.1 billion to start building. >> questions about the future of the sec following mary shapiro's exit. elyse walter could run the agent until december 2013 when she would have to be renominated and reapproved by the senate. among the issues, and ongoing battle over regulating the $2.5 trillion money market fund industry, some 63 unfinished rule making requirements that are all part of dodd-frank and continuing fears of course about market stability and h
but very refined car as well. >> you introduce it here in l.a. a, southern california. a huge market. people are going to say how much does it cost? $130,000 for this vehicle? >> starting at $83,500. this one is $130,000, yes. i have to say people will clamor for the car. >> this brings up the question. the average land rover customer, household income of $515,000, $130,000 vehicle. this brings up the question with all the talk about potentially raising taxes on the wealthy here in the united states, would that hurt your business? would you sell fewer range rovers if the tax rate went up for those making more than $250,000? >> i think at the moment we see no sign of that quite frankly. a deal has to be done. our customers buy smartly, and when they look at vehicles like this, which is new on the block, they're going to go for this particular car. they might compromise on other things and not on new range rovers. we're confident we can sell more than all the cars in the u.s. without a shadow of a doubt. >> real quick. christmastime is the time of year when luxury seams go through the
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